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Special Collections Online at UT

Blount County (Tenn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

"Aerie Echoes" Yearbook

Identifier: MS-3971

The “Aerie Echoes” Yearbook collection consists of the 1946-1947 yearbook for Lanier School in Maryville, Tennessee. It includes photographs of the students, administration, activities, clubs/organizations, and more.

Dates: 1946-1947

Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains

Identifier: MS-3885

This collection consists of a pamphlet titled Alcoa's Hydroelectric Developments in the Smoky Mountains. The pamphlet describes development of the Alcoa Aluminum Company's hydroelectric plants in the Smoky Mountains. Also included are two photographs, one of the Cheoah Development and one of the Narrows created by the Calderwood Dam.

Dates: 1966 July

Brief History of Tapoco and the Great Smoky Country

Identifier: MS-3884

This pamphlet by J. Elmer Housley covers the history of Tapoco, Inc., a subsidiary of the Aluminum Company of America, and its developments in the Appalachian Mountains from 1910 to 1945. It also discusses the terrain of the Appalachian Mountains, as well as the history of the area beginning in 1540.

Dates: 1957 July

Charles T. Cates Account Book

Identifier: MS-1403

This ledger documents the accounts of Maryville lawyer Charles T. Cates between 1866 and 1876. In each record, Cates lists the name of his client, describes the services he performed, and indicates how much he charged. An index (arranged by the client's last name) appears on the first few pages of the book.

Dates: 1866 May-1876 October 12

Grindstaff's School-House Charter

Identifier: MS-0028

The hand-written document from 1881 is a charter for Grindstaff’s School-House in Blount County, TN. Signed by the Secretary of State for Tennessee, David A. Nunn (1833-1918), the charter or legal contract between “The Corporation” and the school-house detailed the rules and regulations of their cooperation.

Dates: 1881 April 25-May 2

John W. Cates Account Books

Identifier: MS-0610

This collection includes two account books of Dr. John W. Cates. The first book dates from July 1863 to April 1865. The second book dates from September 1878 to October 1881. The books are handwritten, and they include names and costs of his services.

Dates: 1863 July-1865 April, 1878 September-1881 October

Kinzel Springs Union Church Sunday School Minutes

Identifier: MS-1246

The weekly minutes of Kinzel Springs Union Church's Sunday School in Blount County, Tennessee from 1912 to 1916.

Dates: 1912 June 23-1916 September 10